How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts

How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts
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If you want to add Author Biography Box on your WordPress posts then this article is for you. Author Biography box is a small section where you can display the information about the Author of posts. In this Box, you can display their website links and social Network links. In this article, I will tell you ‘How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts’.

So, Before proceeding to add Author info Box in WordPress Posts you need to think about why you need to add this box. If your blog Author is only you then you can simply add About me page but If your blog has multiple Author then you need to add Bio Infobox for showing the details of the actual author of that post. You can add this Author bio box at the bottom of your post or you can display this box on your blog sidebar. Here I will describe everything about “How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts”.

In the Internet many plugins available for doing this job. You can check these plugins on your blog or you can add some codes to your blog template for creating Author Bio Box. First, I will show you How you can add Author Info Box at the bottom of the Post. For adding Author Bio Box at the bottom of the post then you must need to install Simple Author Box plugin on your WordPress. (Learn How to install Plugins on your WordPress)

How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts by using Simple Author Box

Install Simple Author Box plugin on your WordPress and activate. After activating this plugin click on settings link given at the bottom of Simple Author Box. In this window, you can set the appearance, Color, Typography etc. You can also customize the Margin, Padding of the author Bio Box. You can also add some rotation effects in the author image.

How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts
Simple Author Box Without Original View

Here many options available for customizing author bio box and this is very easy to use but if you want to style this author Bio box then add the following CSS code.

.saboxplugin-wrap{
 background:#D4F5F1;
 border-bottom:10px solid #2B7690
}
.saboxplugin-web{
 font-weight:bold;
 text-decoration:none;
 background:pink;
 padding:10px;
 color:black;
}
.saboxplugin-authorname{
 font-weight:bold;
}

After adding above additional CSS code on your theme customizer the Author Bio Box will look like this.

How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts
Author Bio Box after adding CSS

How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts by using NS Author Widget

If you want to show Author Bio Box in the sidebar of your blog then you must need to install NS Author Widget on your WordPress. So, Install NS Author Widget and Activate. Now click on Appearance menu given on your left-hand side and click on Widget. In the Widget area, you can see NS Author Widget. So drag and drop this widget on your sidebar and choose a name for this widget and click on save button. After adding this widget to your blog sidebar your visitors can see the actual Author of the post. This widget will appear only in the single post and look like this.

NS Author Widget

So, guys, I think this article will help you to add Author widget or Box to your blog posts. But if you have any queries related to ‘How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts’ then leave a comment. If you want more updates about this topic then Bookmark this page for getting latest updates.

Arvind Singh is a Web Developer / Blogger and Also a Youtuber. He Explores what’s possible with WordPress, Blogger, Mobile Phones, Web Development and shares his Knowledge with the Readers.

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